The Wizard of Oz - Discography

Wizard of Oz Discography

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Title:
THE WIZARD OF OZ
Category:
Cast Album
Label:
Decca
Catalog Number:
A-558
Release Date:
1947
Type:
78rpm
Discs:
4
Length:
Not Given
Availability:
Out of print
The Wizard of Oz

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ABOUT THE DISC & RECORDINGS:

This is the hard-to-find 1947 Decca re-issue of the 1940 78rpm album. This is also a 4-disc 78rpm album. 45rpm and 33 1/3rpm records are still a few years away.

CLICK HERE to see the original 1940 78rpm album.
CLICK HERE to see the British version of the 78 album on the Brunswick label.
CLICK HERE to see the 1951 10" version.
CLICK HERE to see the 1951 45rpm version.
CLICK HERE to see the 1953 7" 45rpm version.
CLICK HERE to see the 1956 12" 33 1/3 version.
CLICK HERE to see the 1970's picture disc.

All images on this page from the collection of Scott Brogan.

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TRACK LISTING
Note: Only "Over The Rainbow" and "The Jitterbug" are Garland vocals.
The "vocal trio" who accompany Judy on "The Jitterbug" are none other than Harold Arlen as The Scarecrow
with Bud Lyon as The Tin Man, & Garney Bell as The Lion.

The remaining songs are performed by the Ken Darby Singers.

Song Title
Date Recorded
Master #
Record #
Over The Rainbow
07-28-1939
DLA 1840-A
23961 A
The Jitterbug
07-28-1939
DLA 1841-A
23961 B
Munchkinland Part I (Introcuding "Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead")
07-29-1939
DLA 1846
23962 A
Munchkinland Part II 07-29-1939 DLA 1847 23962 B
If I Only Had A Brain 07-29-1939 DLA 1845 23963 A
If I Only Had A Heart 07-29-1939 DLA 1844 23963 B
The Merry Old Land Of Oz 07-29-1939 DLA 1848 23964 A
We're Off To See The Wizard 07-29-1939 DLA 1849 23964 B
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CREDITS

None listed, although from the 1940 editon we know that:

The Victor Young Orchestra under the direction of
Victor Young

Vocals by
The Ken Darby Singers under the direction of Ken Darby

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